Diovan 40mg Tablet

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Composition for Diovan 40mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Diovan Tablet

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Uses of Diovan Tablet

Diovan 40mg Tablet is used in the treatment of hypertension and heart failure.
It may also lower the risk of stroke and heart attack.
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Side effects of Diovan Tablet

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Dizziness, Back pain, Sinus inflammation, Increased potassium level in blood.

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How to use Diovan Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Diovan 40mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Diovan Tablet works

Diovan 40mg tablet is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It works by relaxing blood vessels which lower the blood pressure and also reduces the workload of the heart.

In Depth Information on Diovan Tablet

Expert advice for Diovan Tablet

  • Diovan can be taken with or without food but preferably be taken at the same time of the day.
  • It is best to take the first dose before bed to reduce symptomatic hypotension.
  • Diovan may cause the level of potassium in blood to go up. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
  • Inform your doctor immediately if you have rapid swelling of the lips, tongue, and throat that may affect breathing.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Diovan 40mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Diovan 40mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Diovan 40mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Diovan 40mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Diovan 40mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Diovan 40mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular blood pressure monitoring is recommended. No dose adjustment is needed in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Diovan 40mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients w
ith liver disease. Dose adjustment of Diovan 40mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Lomorin NX 60mg Injection, Heplock 10IU Injection, Tacsant 0.5mg Capsule, Tacromus 2mg Capsule

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Valsartan, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Diovan 40mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Valsartan

Diovan is not an ace inhibitor, beta blocker, statin, or blood thinner drug. It is an angiotensin-II receptor blocker (ARB)
Yes, Diovan is the brand name for Diovan
Yes, Diovan is a generic drug
Q. Can I take valsartan with Tylenol (acetaminophen), Viagra (sildenafil), Advil (ibuprofen) or amlodipine?
Valsartan should not be given with Advil. It is not reported to interact with Tylenol, Viagra, or amlodipine. Please follow the advice of the doctor regarding their simultaneous use
Diovan may cause cough, weight gain, erectile dysfunction, or lower heart rate. It generally not been shown to cause dry mouth, insomnia, itching, or hair loss. Please consult your doctor if you experience these side effects
Diovan is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
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